CEO, Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Atticus Fleming is the inaugural Chief Executive of Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), which manages almost 4 million hectares across iconic regions such as the Kimberley, the Top End and central Australia. Prior to AWC, Atticus worked as an advisor to Australia’s longest serving Federal Environment Minister, the Hon Robert Hill, and as a corporate and commercial lawyer. Atticus was one of four WA finalists in the 2014 Australian of the Year awards and in 2016 was named by Australian Geographic as one of 30 people who have had the greatest influence on conservation of Australia’s wildlife over the last 30 years.
Monitoring ecological health – tracking effectiveness and efficiency
Debate Chair – James Forbes Affirmative Team– Penelope Figgis, Jennifer Morris, Ben O’Hara Negative Team– Prof Jamie Kirkpatrick, Marla Edwards, Atticus Flemming